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Daniel Koerner papers, 1902-1972

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Creator:
Koerner, Daniel V., 1909-1977
Subject:
Barr, Norman
Kent, Rockwell
Koerner, Daniel V.
Merrill, Lewis
Watson, Morris
Artists League of America
Artists' Conference of the Americas
Artists' Union (New York, N.Y.)
Federal Art Project
Federal Arts Bill
International Artists Organization
United American Artists
United States.Work Projects Administration
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
1.6 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Correspondence; material relating to government support for the arts and to artists' unions and international organizations; cartoons and illustrations; writings; notes; legal documents; clippings; and printed material.
REEL N70-40: Correspondence, 1939-ca. 1948, mostly about alleged government suppression of the arts. Included are 5 letters from Rockwell Kent and 2 from Morris Watson. In addition, there are printed items such as newsletters and bulletins.
REEL 1337: Letters, notes, minutes, address lists, speeches, manuscripts, and printed matter regarding dismissals of WPA-FAP artists, the Woodrum relief bill, support for the Federal Arts Bill (1937-1938), Artists' Union, United American Artists, Artists League of America (and in particular its disaffiliation from the United Office and Professional Workers of America), Artists' Conference of the Americas (1939), and the International Artists Organization (1946-1948). Correspondents include Norman Barr, Lewis Merrill, and Rockwell Kent.
UNMICROFILMED: Original cartoons and illustrations; correspondence; legal documents; writings; notes; clippings; and miscellany.
Citation:
Daniel Koerner papers, 1902-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Cartoonist, painter; New York, N.Y. Also known as Danotto.
Provenance:
Material on reels N70-40 & 1337 donated 1970-1975 by Daniel Koerner. Unmicrofilmed material donated 1978 by Natalie Nolan and Dr. Cassandra L. Smith, long time friends of Koerner.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art
Art and state
Caricatures and cartoons
Cartoonists
Federal aid to the arts
Painters
Trade unions and the arts
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9157
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211351
AAA_collcode_koerdani
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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